Randy J. Ferreira
SPRINGFIELD – Randy J. Ferreira, 55, of Springfield died at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 31, 1953, in Springfield, the son of William Robert and Mary Elizabeth Smith Brest. He married Cheryl L. Campbell on May 27, 2000.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dennis Brest; and a sister, Mary Elaine Hartley.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl of Springfield; a sister, Crystal Ferreira of Peoria, Ariz.; a brother, Bill (wife, Rhonda) Brest of Sherman; an aunt, Harriett Smith of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Randy was a lifelong resident of Springfield.
He was a stationary engineer at the Illinois Department of Transportation.
He was a member of Real Life Church. He was a Mason and a member of the Ansar Shrine ATV 4 wheelers and sergeant of arms at Evening Republican Club. Randy loved to ride Harleys.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at noon Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with Pastor Clint Cook officiating.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.